*born in 1986 in Minsk, Belarus.
He graduated in 2008 with honors from the Belarus State University, specializing in Mathematics.
Since starting to work in Fine Arts photography in 2009 Shlyk has had solo exhibitions in Museum of Modern Fine Art, Belarus, Russian Museum of Decorative and Applied Art, Erarta Museum of Contemporary Art in Saint-Petersburg, Duloun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai and participated in international photo festivals (Breda Photo 2016, Format 2017, Belfast Photo Festival). In 2017 his work was shortlisted for Prix Levallois, he became a laureate of Carte Blanche Students at Paris Photo and Shlyk won ArtContest prize in Belgium.
Today he lives and works in Antwerp, Belgium.